Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Here are the latest updates regarding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, according to Bloomberg.
As of February 7, 2021, 1:32 PM EST, the global vaccination count was at 128 million. Vaccines have been administered in 73 countries and are averaging 4.69 million inoculations per day.
In the United States, 40.5 million shots have been administered so far. More Americans have now received the vaccine than individuals that tested positive. Vaccinations began in the US on December 14 with healthcare workers being the first recipients. The US is averaging 1.43 million inoculations per day.
- 9.5 percent of the population has received the first dose
- 2.7 percent of the population has received both doses
- 68.3 percent of shots delivered have been administered.
- California is the leading US state with nearly 5 million doses administered.
At this rate, it would take approximately 10 months before 75 percent of the US population could be vaccinated.